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HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting website backed by 67,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. Whether you're looking for general information related to child health or for more specific guidance on the coronavirus, you've come to the right place.
Kids Health from Nemours
Nemours is a nonprofit children's health system. Their goal is to help parents, kids, and teens take charge of their health.
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In an effort to provide timely and accurate information on the virus, Springer Nature has committed to supporting the global response to the emerging outbreaks by enabling fast and direct access to the latest available research, evidence, and data.
The British Medical Journal
All information on the coronavirus (COVID- 19) has been made open and publicly accessibly by this prestigious medical journal
All information on the coronavirus (COVID - 19) has been made publicly available from this prestigious medical journal.
Browse the JAMA network COVID-19 collection here, including Q&A's, an interactive map of the outbreak, and past publications on vaccine development, infection control, an public health preparedness.
The database recently released an updated section titled: Introduction to COVID-19: Pandemics Past and Present. Look for it under the Browse Databases by Name section on the landing page when you click the link above.
A comprehensive set of resources made available from the National Institute of Health via the National Library of Medicine.
Updates from Embry-Riddle
Frequently updated coronavirus page specific to Embry-Riddle University offering timely information. Look for the very useful phone numbers on the side of the page!